September 7, 2002


Brings up dummy essay


Ways of Relating

(in preparation)

Stephen Presler Chilton







[Prospectus ]

[Running List of Problems I Have Not Yet Solved and Questions I Have Not Yet Answered ]

[NOTES for later use ]

[Distribution List ]


Bibliography

Glossary

Index

About the Book and the Author





[Copyright page ] [roman numerals]





[Epigraphs page ] [roman numerals]





CONTENTS


Acknowledgements [roman numerals]

Preface [roman numerals]


Table: The Four Levels of the Ways of Relating Perspective


Introduction

The Logical Structure of Dialectical Systems






PART I

THE INTRAPERSONAL:

RELATING TO ONESELF


CHAPTER 1

Authenticity and The Sense of the Good


The Sense of the Good

Personas, IROGs, and Authenticity

Therapeutic Discourse

Case Study: Multiple Personalities






PART II

THE INTERPERSONAL:

RELATING FACE-TO-FACE


CHAPTER 2

What Exactly Is It to Make a Moral Judgment? – The Ontology of Morality


Introduction

The Problem of the Right

How Did You Get in Here? – Empathy and the Representation of the Other

Case Study: Our Relationships with Animals and Other Moral Patients – and Rocks?

A Summary Formation of the Ways of Relating Perspective: The Concepts of “Ways of Relating” and the Relational Principle

Coming to Agreement in a First Moment of Moral Reasoning

Are Morality and Authenticity Isomorphic?

The Problem of Evil, Demons, and Moral Monsters

Why Be Moral? The Motivation Problem



CHAPTER 3

Morality Beyond Agreement: Moral Action within Moral Conflict

 

Introduction

The Agreement Problem: Pragmatic Limits of Empathy, the Persistence of Disagreement, and the Use of Force

The World Is Imperfect, but That’s Just the Way It Is; No One Is to Blame

Facing the Agreement Problem in a Second Moment of Moral Judgment

Beyond the Second Moment?

The Motivation Problem Reconsidered






PART III

THE SYSTEMIC:

RELATING TO THE GENERALIZED OTHER


CHAPTER 4

The Nature of Social Justice


Introduction

Stage 3, Stage 6

“... the kind of person who ...”

The Primacy of Relationships in the Consideration of Means and Ends

The Prior-to-Society Perspective and the Black Box

The Only Ultimately Reliable Political Stance Is the Elimination of All Oppression



CHAPTER 5

Social Justice Beyond Agreement

 

Introduction

Political Theory When Political Theory Fails

Weighing Direct vs. Indirect Relationships

The "Generalized Other" Problem

On the Distinction Between Generalizable and Nongeneralizable Interests

Do We Inherit a Debt from Previous Injustice?






PART IV:

IMPLICATIONS


CHAPTER 6

The Ways of Relating Perspective on Some Philosophical / Methodological Issues in Social Science and Political Theory


Introduction

Situating Postmodernism in Cognitive-developmental Perspective

Situando o Pós-modernismo na Perspectiva do Desenvolvimento Moral-cognitivo [Translation into Portuguese by Prof. Paulo Krischke]

Rousseau’s Concept of the General Will

Some Problems of Circular Reasoning in Social Science

Strategic Action Is a Distress Pattern

The Irrationality of Rational Choice



CHAPTER 7

The Ways of Relating Perspective on Some Practical-Political Issues


Introduction

The “Natural Method” of Childraising as an Example of the Ways of Relating Perspective and the Relational Principle

Getting Along with Each Other

Comments on Aspects of Social Organization

Meaning and Crisis



CHAPTER 8

What Is to Be Done?

            I          Fixed Stars for Navigating in the Ways of Relating Perspective

            II         What Is to Be Done?

                        A         Time scale

                        B         The futility of repression and the upward trend






ENDMATTER


APPENDIX I

Neurophysiological Structures

 

Monkey See, Monkey Do: The Existence of Internal Representations of the Other

Animals’ Senses of the Good and Personas: Continuity with Humans

Internal Representations and Self-Consciousness


APPENDIX II

Miscellaneous, Not-Yet-Classified Essays


Summary of Dialectical Systems

The Roles and Relationship of Emotion and Reason in Political Discourse

Comparison of the Ways of Relating Perspective with Schumpeter’s

Connections between Discourse Ethics and the Ways of Relating Perspective

Three Validity Claims

Dialectical Logic and Reconstructive Science

The Right Trumps the Good

Where Error Leads: Chaos or Meaning?

Categorization of Disciplines

PoMoSexuals

Pressure Is Love





[Headers / Formats]


All have the latest GCS; however, when the GCS changes, only change it in those files that are opened for some substantive change.]


Here are the names I use for the various divisions of the work. Naturally, I don’t have to go all the way down to sub-sub-sections, but I do always use paragraphs.

            Book

                        Part

                                    Chapter

                                                Essay

                                                            Section (§)

                                                                        Subsection

                                                                                    Sub-subsection

                                                                                                Sub-sub-subsection

                                                                                                            Paragraph



The Table of Contents for the Book:

          xx


The Format of the Tables of Contents Pages for the Chapters:

          Level 1


The Format of the Essays, including the header and GCS:

          Level 2 title


The Format of the Sections:

          From end of previous section: [HRt], [HRt], title, [HRt]

          Text at beginning of section has no indentation

          Level 3 title format:

            I          font size = 12

            II         hanging indent

            III        bold

            IV       underlined

            V         title in the following format: [index # (capitalized Roman numeral)], tab, Title in “initial caps”, no period or other punctuation after the title


The Format of the Subsections:

          From end of previous subsection: [HRt], [HRt], indent, title, [HRt]

          Text at beginning of subsection has no indentation

          Level 4 title format

            I          font size = 12

            II         hanging indent

            III        bold

            IV       title in the following format: [index # (capitalized letter)], period, space, space, title in lower-case except for the first letter, no subsequent punctuation


The Format of the Sub-subsections:

          From end of previous sub-subsection: [HRt], [HRt], indent, indent, title, [HRt]

          Text at beginning of sub-subsection has no indentation

          Level 5 title format:

            I          font size = 12

            II         hanging indent

            III        italics

            IV       title in the following format: [index # (Arabic numeral)], colon, space, title in lower-case except for the first letter, no subsequent punctuation


The Format of the Sub-sub-subsections:

          From end of previous sub-sub-subsection: [HRt], indent, indent, indent, title

          Text at beginning of sub-sub-subsection follows immediately after the title (i.e., continuing the same line)

          Level 6 title format:

            I          font size = 12

            II         title in the following format: title in lower-case except for the first letter, period, space, space


The Format of the Paragraphs:

          From previous paragraph: [HRt], then tab


The Format for the “Part xx” page(s):


The Format for the